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three left lanes blocked with roadwork until 11:00. westbound moving nicely. >>> today uc berkeley will announce a dream come true for hundreds of undocuments students, hundreds will get help paying tuition. terry mcsweeney was live at cal with a preview. >> reporter: uc berkeley pushing the envelope again setting up not just a scholarship fund but the largest scholarship fund for undocumented students in the united states. look at pictures of students about 200 estimated are going to be helped by what is called the dreamer's fund which will begin with a million dollar gift from a foundation students from 20 countries will benefit not eligible for federal grants, loans or work study positions. the chancellor pushed to have this program in place. >> i thought this isn't fair. furthermore, these are extraordinarily talented people. in the current era with an of the challenges we have in california, we cannot afford to waste this kind of talent. >> reporter: the scholarships kick in next fall. another gift of $300,000 with will support new resource center at cal. that largest scholars
in critical right now. as soon as our crew arrives we'll bring you more information. >>> uc berkeley announcing today new fund for undocumented students, largest of its kind at any university in the u.s., the fund will begin with a one million dollar gift from the evelyn and walter haas, jr. foundation that gift will help 200 undock ed cal saw dents from 20 countries -- undocumented cal students from 20 countries. the chancellor has been a big supporter of the plan. >> i thought this isn't fair. furthermore, these are extraordinarily talented people in the current era with all of the challenges we have ]t1#ford to waste this talent. everyone should have an opportunity to go to school. >> the scholarships to undocumented students will be given out next fall. >>> divers set to resume their search off mare island in vallejo -- for a man philip mattingly was last seen working on a tugboat saturday evening that tugboat was anchored along side a world war ii ship. his truck was parked in the lot and personal items on the boat were still there. sunday divers searched and coast guard searche
increase the protein with people who have muscle wasting diseases including cancer. >>> researchers at uc berkeley have pinpointed a gene that helps turn carbohydrates into fat. when it was disabled in mice, it did not turn into fat. it's significant because it may lead to new treatments for obesity and diabetes. >>> a lawsuit is taking aim at what one group says are dangerous chemicals and products for infants and kids. baby product ares sold by major retailers contain unsafe levels of a flame retardant called trip. the legal move is a good way to get the companies attention. >> we have opened a dialogue with these companies and let them know we will have legal standing to sue them if they don't take action. companies during those 60 day call us and say hey, let's figure this out together. >> michael green shows studies that children have the highest levels o of flame retardants in their body. >>> today is pearl harbor day. it was 71 years ago that japan attacked the u.s. military base in hawaii pulling the country into world war ii. more than 2100 americans were killed on this day. 7:55
's anti-gay. we are joined live from u.c. berkeley where some students are raising those concerns. >> that's right, carolyn. some students say the salvation army is anti-gay so they don't want the charity on their campus and they don't want their fellow students supporting it. it's actually a push by the student senate that bans the bell ringers on the campus this holiday season. that's after they accused them of discriminating against gay and lesbians in their shelter. last summer an official with the charity told a talk show that according to scripture, gays must die. now students here want two closing donation boxes removed from in front of a campus dorm. cal students we spoke with have mixed reaction to the proposed ban. >> it doesn't mean i always send stuff to the salvation army, we've been kind of supportive of that but i didn't know they were anti-gay or homophobic so that's makes it questionable. >> donating to the salvation army doesn't mean your prejudiced against gays and lesbians, it just means you want to help people. >> in a statement to abc7 news, the charity says, quote, t
on our san francisco police department, officer philip welsh. he graduated from st. ignatious and uc berkeley and served our city for 18 years. most recently he covered the beat in my district in north beach where he worked closely with our district residents and community members to ensure public safety in our neighborhoods. among his colleagues, as anyone who interacted with him would know he was known as a very friendly face, voice and protector of our community. i want to recognize officer welsh for his work in protecting our residents and express deep condolences to his family, particularly his children. he will be remember by colleagues and community or his service. i also want to recognize the passing of a friend and a fellow public servant, teresa burke. for the last decade she served as an analyst at the public utilities commission in addition to her work on complicated legislation she was greatly respected by her colleagues for her work advocating consumer interest in securing grant opportunities for new initiatives and serving as the departmental liaison on climate change
at u.c. berkeley say that the salvation army is anti-guy, critting what they say is years of discrimination, including an interview where they said the salvation army said, quote, according to scripture, gays must die." so they don't want them on campus and don't want their fellow students supporting it. it started by banning salvation army bell ringers on campus this holiday season. that came after they said they discriminated against lgbt groups. now they want donation boxes removed from the dorms. they have mixed reaction against the push. >> we've been kind of supportive of that, but i didn't know that they were anti-gay or homophobic so that kind of makes it questionable. >> donating to the salvation army doesn't mean that you are prejudice against gays and lesbians. it just means you want to help people. >> in a statement to the news the charity said, quote, the salvation army believes all people are equal, regardless of sexual orientation. we firmly oppose mistreatment of lgbt persons. it ultimately will be up to university officials to decide whether to ban those t
made. >> uc berkeley is launching a new scholarship fund exclusively for undocumented students. the dreamers fund will start with a $1 million donation from the evelyn and walter haas jr. foundation. undocumented students in california are eligible for some state to fund its culture programs but are eligible for federal financial aid. the million dollar fund will be paid out over the next five to 10 years. san jose ranks near the top nationally and rising home prices. according to the federal housing finance agency, home prices jumped over 3.4% in the third quarter of 2011 and 2012. that is the fifth highest rise in the nation. cities that sought even higher increases included bakersfield, phoenix and boise. >> we are back as 7:25 a.m.. we have showers outside and you can see this on storm tracker 4. what is falling is not falling very heavy. it is pretty scattered and that is the theme for today. we will give you an updated forecast coming up. >> a suspected tornado leaves behind a path of destruction and eastern florida. the storm is caught on camera. check it out. you can se
-old aldan mau. investigators still want to know how he died. >>> uc berkeley scientists say they've found and important clue to fight a chronic illness. researchers say a gene that turns carbs into fat may be responsible for fatty liver disease. they say future -- doctors say a high-carb diet that includes things like breads and pastas can cause liver disease. >>> coffee that would cost you $50 a buck and it comes from beans that pass through an elephant. the growers behind this black ivory coffee in thailand learned that feeding the elephants the beans and having them come out the other end adds a certain magic to the beans. >> there's acid in the stomach and that breaks down the protein and that's one of the things responsible for bitterness. so you have a coffee without the bitterness of regular coffee. >> i love it. it's something different. it's -- there's definitely something wild about it that i can't put a name on. >> very interesting. very novel. the flavor is nice. the coffee founder has spent $300,000 developing that idea. and you know it won't cost peanuts either. i had to say
the mental the bosuccesse bomb found at the school no arrest had been made. >> uc berkeley has announced that it is launching a new scholarship fund exclusively for undocumented students on campus. the dreamers on will start with a $1 million donation from evelyn and walter haas. and document tunes in california are eligible for some state funds college programs for our in eligible federally financial aid. the million dollars will be paid to an document is doing so it was 10 years. >> antioch new mayor is taking office at a time when there is a spike in violent crime in the city. >> wave harper has been in office exactly one week and there have been one murder and murder in separate drive-by shootings. that injured two people yesterday morning. harper says the first thing he wants to do is address the problem by creating a committee that will work with the community. harper who is also a tracy police officer wants to beat the into a police force-fed beef upper the tracy police department. >> the james lick looks slick although there is light traffic. we will be right you won't take my li
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